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Churches issue statement on racial justice

31 July 2020

Churches Together in England, of which the Church of Scotland is a member through the Presbytery of England, has issued a statement calling on churches to support efforts to bring about racial justice. Rev Alistair ...

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Scottish churches join call to pray on Sunday

30 July 2020

This Sunday (2 August), Christians across Scotland will once again join together in prayer at 7pm in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As with previous weeks during lockdown and the phased easing of restrictions, 14 ...

Rt Rev Martin Fair

Time is running out to nominate the next Moderator

29 July 2020

Very Rev Colin Sinclair, former Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland and Convener of the Nominations Committee, has called on church members to put forward their nominations for the next Moderator. ...


Swift action needed to prevent COVID-19 related "catastrophe"

28 July 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated deep and often hidden inequalities across the world and could tip over into "catastrophe", according to a new report. Author, Christian Aid, said an immediate and decisive recovery plan was ...

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Religion and science compatible says the Pope's astronomer

23 July 2020

A renowned physicist known as the Pope's astronomer has said that science comes out of "religious experience". Brother Guy Consolmagno said it is "no coincidence" that discoveries have been made by Christians, Jews and Muslims ...

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Join with us in prayer this Sunday evening

22 July 2020

This Sunday, 26 July, Christians across Scotland will be joining together in prayer at 7pm in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. During the lockdown and the phased easing of restrictions, 14 Christian churches and organisations ...


Let us pray - the gift of life

19 July 2020

Christians are encouraged to come together in prayer at 7pm this evening. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly, said he is delighted to have read that in the last couple of ...